Jerusalem, a praise among the nations




And give no rest to Him, Until He establish Yerushalayim And make her renowned on earth Isaiah 62:7

וְאַל־תִּתְּנוּ דֳמִי לוֹ עַד־יְכוֹנֵן וְעַד־יָשִׂים אֶת־יְרוּשָׁלַ ִם תְּהִלָּה בָּאָרֶץ

v’al tit’nu dami loh ad y’choneyn v’ad yasim et Yerushalayim t’hilah ba’aretz.


תְּהִלָּה [tehillah]

NOUN: Praise, glory, adoration




The Hebrew word for rest in this verse is damee (דמי), which also means ‘silence.’ Interestingly, the same Hebrew word, dam (דם), mean